2006-08-18

District board races take shape for schools, parks



Patricia Lerner and incumbents John Alamillo, Jennifer Miller and Ron Speakman will run for three trustees’ seats on the Pleasant Valley School District board in the Nov. 7 election. Three vacancies also exist on the five-member Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District Board of Directors. Mark Malloy, appointed by the board last month to fill a vacant seat, is the […]

Sharks win tournament



FEROCIOUS-Darren Angel of Thousand Oaks, a member of the Channel Island Sharks professional golf team, blasts a shot with his three wood during a practice round at Sterling Hills Golf Course in preparation for the start of the National Golf League’s Southern California competition last Saturday. The Sharks beat out six other Southern California teams to win the tournament.

Tall ship Pilgrim to drop anchor



The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum invites you to step back in time when the tall ship Pilgrim visits the Santa Barbara Harbor Fri. to Sun., Aug. 25 to 27. Visitors will be welcomed aboard Pilgrim at the city pier adjacent to the museum, where they’ll have the chance to discover what it was like to be a 19th-century sailor and […]

Make a ‘date’ with the Acorn



The Camarillo Acorn invites community members to submit brief blurbs for free inclusion in our weekly calendar, Datebook. Datebook is primarily devoted to announcements of local events that are offered free of charge to the public or require a minimal fee; exceptions are made. The types of items we welcome would include club meeting notices; school-related events such as plays, […]

GOP women donate books



Nancy Stowell and Betty Beaumont, officers of the Las Posas Republican Women Federated, recently presented 18 new books to the Camarillo Library. The donated books reflect Republican philosophies and beliefs, and discuss outstanding Republican personalities. Bookplates placed in each book commemorate a past member of the Las Posas Club.

Embroidery guild meets



The Channel Islands chapter of the Embroiderer’s Guild of America will meet Wed., Aug. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Camarillo United Methodist Church at 291 Anacapa Drive. For more information, please call (805) 4985956.

New chief should keep facts flowing, police department transparent



Camarillo Police Chief Mike Lewis will soon be leaving his post with the city to take over as Simi Valley’s chief of police. Lewis’ departure marks the end of a nearly 30-year career with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department. He began as a patrol deputy in his hometown of Camarillo. From speaking to those who worked beside him in the […]

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Jordan Cohen



Jordan Cohen, estates director at Re/Max Olson & Associates Inc., estate brokerage, was commended for his sales production in July with sales totaling more than $9.5 million for the month. He was also honored for his record breaking sales production for 2005 with sales totaling more than $122 million. This tremendous accomplishment exceeded his previous company record. Jordan was the […]

Mary Culp



provide the best service to our clients and the community,” said Leko. “We are very proud of all of our associates. Everyone is constantly working to improve their knowledge and professionalism and keeping up with the newest technology in an effort to serve their clients.” To reach of the top professions, call (818) 338-1100 or stop by the office at […]